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Cracking Down on Russia’s LGBT Activists

Cracking Down on Russia’s LGBT Activists

| January 9, 2015

“Cracking Down on Russia’s LGBT Activists” discusses the struggles of activists for LGBT rights in Russia, such as Nikolai Baev. This piece by Nora Fitzgerald was commissioned through a grant by the Pulitzer Center and published on November 17, 2014.

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In St. Petersburg, an LGBT film festival hangs on in face of Russian homophobia

In St. Petersburg, an LGBT film festival hangs on in face of Russian homophobia

| January 9, 2015

“In St. Petersburg, an LGBT film festival hangs on in face of Russian homophobia” discusses the challenges faced by the organizers of the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in Novosibirsk. This piece by Nora Fitzgerald was published by The Washington Post on November 14, 2014.

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Gay in the USSR

Gay in the USSR

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The article delves on the forgotten history of gay cruising in Moscow. Published in Foreign Policy, the piece talks about the book of artist Yevgeniy Fiks on the gay life in the Soviet Union from the 1920s to the 1970s.

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